Flu Shot Myths

Living Longer - Living Well
A media series with Harry Haramis.

Transcript— Each year when flu season returns, certain "myths" about immunization emergeā€¦such as "you can catch the flu from a flu shot." Please be reminded that the flu shot does not contain "living viruses." Therefore, it can't give you the flu. What the flu shot does, is give your immune system an "advance warning," so that if a living virus does invade the body, your immune system will recognize it and fight it off.